Hortensia Z. Rivera, 84, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2016 in Wheaton Franciscan All Saints Hospice. She was born June 28, 1931, in Santa Rosa, Texas, the daughter of Antonio and Josefa (nee: Ramirez) Zamairripa. Hortensia married Marcelino Rivera in 1954 in Texas and he passed away in 2002.
A homemaker, Hortensia loved sewing, bingo, going to casinos and scratch tab lottery tickets.
She will be deeply missed by her four children: Lupe (Arturo) Dozal, AnnaMaria Anchondo, Marcelino Rivera Jr. and Noe Rivera.
Hortensia is also survived by two brothers, Roberto and David Zamairripa, and two sisters, Elida Thompson and Juanita Cabrera. She is also survived by other relatives and friends. Hortensia was predeceased by her parents; a daughter, Gloria, and two sisters, Maria and Guadalupe.
There will be a gathering to celebrate Hortensia’s life Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, in Strouf Funeral Home from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the family so they can give to a charity of their choice.
Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1001 High St., Racine, is serving
the family. For more information, call 262-632-5101 or for online
condolences visit www.strouf.com.